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Film Review: ‘Mavis!’

Mavis! is an excellent biography celebrating the career of R&B/gospel legend Mavis Staples, and the exclamation point in the title of this documentary is well deserved.The warm and reflective film, which premiered on HBO on February 29, traces Staples’ humble […]

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A Fresh Perspective on the Groundbreaking Civil Rights Doc ‘Eyes on the Prize’

On the “A” w/Souleo

Growing up after the civil rights movement removed Chris Hastings, executive producer of WORLD Channel, from

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On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_30698" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Gaston Motel (Courtesy of the City of Birmingham).[/caption] Saving the Site of MLK’s ‘War Room’

This year’s list of

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Profile: Hermene Hartman and the 25th Anniversary of ’N’DIGO Magapaper’

Hermene Hartman proudly celebrated her 25th anniversary as publisher/editor-in-chief of N’DIGO Magapaper.  Founded in December 1989, N’DIGO is a lifestyle publication


Estelle – Conqueror (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute)

Video By Estelle tributes the life and achievements of historic Civil Rights


If Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Were Alive Today…

Editor’s Note: contributor Joe Walker imagines what an interview with Dr. King would be like were he still with us in 2015. Security is tight

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In the Spotlight: ‘Selma’

Pride. Frustration. Rage. Remembrance. Oppression. Shame. Delight. Fear. Agony. Triumph. All of these controversial emotions boiled my insides as I watched the drama-documentary on the

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On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_23293" align="aligncenter" width="197"] Robert Gordon Book Cover Coutesy of Robert Gordon.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_23294" align="alignright" width="240"] Robert Gordon Photo by Trey Harrison.[/caption] Stax Records


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Power of Recognition

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” with Souleo As the first boy out of nine children, I’ve always considered my birthday to be a special occasion. Had I

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